A Brescian 20-Bore Flintlock Holster Pistol

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Lot 184
A Brescian 20-Bore Flintlock Holster Pistol
By Bortolo Agazzi, Circa 1730

Sold for £ 525 (US$ 655) inc. premium
A Brescian 20-Bore Flintlock Holster Pistol
By Bortolo Agazzi, Circa 1730
With shortened barrel indistinctly signed on the breech flat, the latter extending as a narrow sighting rib to the muzzle, and ramped at the rear, brass-lined touch-hole, border engraved tang decorated with foliage, indistinctly signed rounded lock, rounded cock (top jaw and screw replaced), moulded sparsely carved figured full stock (fore-end reduced, minor damage and repairs), chiselled steel mounts (escutcheon missing) comprising pierced scrolled side-plate, spurred pommel, trigger-guard and turned ramrod-pipes (forward one replaced), and steel ramrod, possibly original, with turned faceted tip
25.4 cm. barrel

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    Sotheby's London, Arms And Armour..., 10 June 1968, lot 97
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A Brescian 20-Bore Flintlock Holster Pistol
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